Category Archives: Local Headlines

School Starts This Week in Central LA


After nearly three months of summer vacation, the school bells in Rapides parish rang yesterday morning and children across the Read More →

Kennedy Claims Tax Votes Unconstitutional

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy says those tax votes in the last legislative session may turn out to be unconstitutional. That Read More →

Congressman Abraham To Visit Israel

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham leaves tomorrow for a fact-finding trip to Israel. The trip is sponsored by the American Read More →

VA Welcomes New Interim Director

The new interim director for the VA Health Center here is Peter Henry. He’s a third generation VA employee who Read More →

Rayne Teachers Visit Students at Home

In Rayne, some teachers are doing something unique to prepare for the beginning of the new school year.  Each year, Read More →

Parents Crowd Local Stores to Stock Up on School Supplies


Parents can now save big with the tax-free weekend before sending their kids back to school. As ABC 31’s Taylor Read More →

State Rep Jeff Hall to Seek Re-Election in District 26

State Representative Jeff Hall announced he is seeking re-election in District 26. To the surprise of many, he is not Read More →

Zoo Celebrates Visitor Appreciation Day

The Alexandria Zoo is gearing up to say thank you to the visitors that continually support their efforts. The event Read More →

Funktoberfest to Feature Music, Specialty Beers

Spirits Food and Friends will have something interesting coming to town. Owner Lee Gwinn of Spirits Food and Friends in Read More →

Winn Parish Issues Burn Ban

Winn parish fire is under a burn ban to take effect tomorrow. The parish is within a very high fire Read More →

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